Choumert Road, SE15
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 3 Receptions
Peckham Rye Station - 0.11m
Peckham Rye Station - 0.12m
East Dulwich Station - 0.6m
Peckham Rye Station - 0.11m
Peckham Rye Station - 0.12m
East Dulwich Station - 0.6m
Unique Three Bedroom Georgian Period Stunner With Original Features and Contemporary Extension.
This marvellous period home has been lovingly and gently restored and recrafted by its current owners. Spread over four charming floors the property boasts an impressive amount of original detail: working fireplaces, sash windows and some show stopping aged timber floors. A beautifully presented, contemporary rear extension leads to your peaceful patio walled garden in old London stock bricks - it's a proper oasis! The accommodation comprises three wonderful double bedrooms, (a fourth bedroom can be made from a variety of other rooms in the house) a beautiful double reception room, open-plan kitchen dining room, garden room, wet room and lavish main bathroom. The location is seconds from the very best of beautiful Bellenden Village with its bars, cafes, independent grocer and butcher. You're within an easy stroll of Peckham Rye Station for numerous swift services to Elephant and Castle, Victoria, London Bridge, Farringdon and beyond, including the very handy Overground ‘Ginger’ Line.
The house sits behind ubiquitous mature greenery, a bespoke artisan cast iron railing and gate invites you inward to a neat front garden which in turn leads you upward to your doorway. The inner hall enjoys restored, original 10 inch wide floor boards, high ceilings and a rectangular light allowing airiness to flow inward. Wide double doors on your left open to the elegant double reception, presented in 'British Blue'. A wide front facing sash window has some delightful re-claimed wooden shutters, (staying with the house). Both ends of the room enjoy a working period fireplace, original to the house - the front of which has a most unusual cherub inset. Picture rails complete the period details nicely and there's a rear facing sash window with leafy views.
Heading downward from the hall, with original stairs and a new solid oak floor landing on to a fab fish- spine metal staircase with wooden treads and open risers, one reaches the dining and kitchen area. Antiqued Jerusalem stone flooring with underfloor heating runs the full length and there's another beautiful working original fireplace with tiling and ornate mantel. Bespoke lacquered white fitted storage units with Phillip Starck teardrop handles runs along the far wall and there's a front facing casement window with more delightful wooden shutters. Your kitchen is well stocked with handsome and unusual dark flamed granite worktops, more lacquered white units and a super six ring Smeg gas range. Top of the line appliances include a Liebherr fridge freezer, Smeg hood, Bosch washer/dryer and a Siemens dishwasher. A matt black mosaic splash-back with a line of shiny chequer board insets finishes it all off and adds to the modern but timeless look.
From here, an open doorway leads to the architect designed garden room which positively sparkles with natural light. A glass ceiling and glass bi-fold doors to the rear ensure maximum airiness while a strip of glass bricks affords you shade and lovely dappled light come summer. The adjoining wet room is equally as impressive with Travertine on the walls and marble mosaic on the floor - so luxurious to stand on while showering! Jewel toned Bisazza glass mosaic sits sleekly into the recesses, Vola taps and more glass bricks overhead make it a proper pamper parlour! Your perfectly formed terraced walled garden enjoys more Jerusalem stone flanked on either side with curved planters, each trimmed with London stock brickwork. Mature foliage abounds including a grape vine, palm tree, silver birch, Japanese pagoda tree, wild white and hot pink roses, bamboo, flax and a mini lilac tree. This lush exotic semi tropical garden has an abundance of seating and dining areas and is not overlooked the mews building to the rear is single storey meaning you enjoy an unrivalled level of privacy.
Head back inside and up the original staircase. You'll find the landing light and lovely owing to two rear facing windows. The first large double bedroom fronts the street on the first floor. It stretches into the full width of the house with an original feature fireplace, picture rails and cornicing. Bedroom two is a neat, rear facing double with garden views and more picture rails. Upward again to the second floor finds you in a wonderful front facing large master bedroom with solid Walnut flooring and a wall of fitted storage units. Both the master bedroom and bathroom have re-claimed solid mahogany doors. Your main bathroom is huge and has a classic roll top bath perfect for a bubble bath, with twin circular wash basins on restored antique French wash-stands. We're particularly taken with the fossilised Portuguese limestone flooring and double walk in power shower with drencher fitting rain head!
Choumert Road forms part of a magical collection of period streets, this leafy, mature and community driven neighbourhood is bursting with creativity. Peckham Rye is less than a 5 minute walk for swift and frequent services to London Bridge, Victoria and Blackfriars. Denmark Hill is also easily reached on foot or train. There's a whole variety of buses run into town along Peckham Road and Rye Lane just five minutes away. Shops, restaurants and green spaces in East Dulwich, Camberwell and Peckham are all nearby, also within walking distance is the excellent and very popular Nursery and Pre-Prep, The Villa and the new Belham Primary School. Local bars include The Victoria Inn, The Hermit’s Cave, The Camberwell Arms and The Crooked Well. Even closer is the much loved Montpelier - it's a cracking spot to meet all your new neighbours. Miss Tapas, El Segundo and The Begging Bowl are highly rated as is Ganapati and the much feted Artusi - all are just around the corner or a 2 minute walk down the road. This area is spoilt for green spaces such as the 120 acre Peckham Rye Common which is small walk or jog away also very nearby is the local Warwick Gardens and Goose Green both a gentle stroll away.
Peckham Rye is the site, in the 1760s, of artist and poet William Blake’s visions. Today this beautiful, big green triangle between East Dulwich, Peckham and Nunhead is composed of a newly restored Victorian park and the original and historic Common.
Nunhead Cemetery is one of seven Victorian cemeteries in London and possibly the most attractive. Part of what makes it special is the contrast between the lavish monuments built to remember the most important people of the era and the small, humble but equally memorable headstones that mark public burials.
A post-industrial building (saved from demolition by the local community group) that hosts a warehouse-style club and arts venue. If you’re too old for club nights – there are bars, supper clubs, workshops and record shops to keep you entertained.
Virtually everywhere you need to go can be reached from the hub of Peckham. Shoppers can pop to Oxford Circus on the number 12 while the hipsters can use the 78 for Shoreditch. Night buses N343 and N63 also serve Trafalgar Square, Kings Cross and Crystal Palace.
Queens Road Peckham railway station is in the London Borough of Southwark and also serves the area to the east of Peckham, in the London Borough of Lewisham. It is on the South London Line between Peckham Rye and South Bermondsey, and trains also go to Croydon via various routes and beyond. It is on the road of that name and is in Travelcard Zone 2. Find similar routes at Peckham Rye.
Located in the centre of the shopping district of Peckham, this station opened on 1 December 1865 and is at the intersection of two railway lines - one from London Bridge in a south west direction, and one coming from Victoria and going south east to Kent.The arrival of the London Overground Line in December 2012 connected Peckham Rye directly to London's east end and additional tube stations Canada Water (Jubilee), Whitechapel (District, Metropolitan & City), north London - Highbury & Islington (Victoria), Clapham Junction and the many train services from there.
Harris Academy at Peckham is a coeducational academy in Peckham, Catering for pupils from the ages of 11 to 18. The school specialises in the curriculum areas of Business and Enterprise, ICT, and the Performing Arts.
A popular primary choice for the Nunhead quarter of SE15. It’s at the heart of the local community, with its own children’s centre and even the nursery has chickens!
Primary school for children ages 3-11, established in 1981. Find it on Dewar Street, within close proximity of Bellenden village and Peckham Rye park.